Tag: Weekly Wrap

Andy Ruiz Climbs Up Off the Deck, Alters His Approach To Win Decision Over Arreola In Entertaining Scrap

The fight proved to be better than some expected, and it harbored a couple of shocking moments. Former Unified Heavyweight Champion ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธAndy “Destroyer” Ruiz Jr. (34-2-0, 22KO๐Ÿ‘Š), after a slow, lethargic start, was forced to make serious adjustments after ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธChris “The Nightmare” Arreola (38-7-0, 33KO๐Ÿ‘Š) indeed made it a nightmare early on with his determination, and his power. Andy Continue reading “Andy Ruiz Climbs Up Off the Deck, Alters His Approach To Win Decision Over Arreola In Entertaining Scrap”

Quick Work Off a Strong Left Hand From Erislandy Lara Cuts Thomas Lamanna’s Night Short In 1st Round

If you came into today, believing that WBA #8 ranked world contender ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThomas “Cornflake” Lamanna (30-5-1, 12KO๐Ÿ‘Š) shouldn’t have received the assignment to face longtime Super-Welterweight World Titlist ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธErislandy Lara (28-3-3, 16KO๐Ÿ‘Š) in their Middleweight contest Continue reading “Quick Work Off a Strong Left Hand From Erislandy Lara Cuts Thomas Lamanna’s Night Short In 1st Round”

Parker Gets the Nod Over Chisora By Uncomfortably Close Split-Decision Ruling In Heavyweight Main Event

The heated encounter that was expected, panned out, but what wasn’t expected by some was how close the scoring portion of it would be, or that it would even go the distance. At the end of 12, it was ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บJoseph Parker (29-2-0, 21KO๐Ÿ‘Š) who got his hand raised, over a disappointed, dejected ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งDereck “War” Chisora (32-11-0, 23KO๐Ÿ‘Š) who believes that he won the fight, and shared his frustration Continue reading “Parker Gets the Nod Over Chisora By Uncomfortably Close Split-Decision Ruling In Heavyweight Main Event”

Both Ladies Pitched Their Effort For FOTY Candidate – Katie Taylor Eeks Out Airtight Decision Against Natasha Jonas Remain Undisputed

Class exhibited all around, inside, and outside the ring from both combatants. The co-main event stole the show, and through 10 rounds packed with action, ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿฅ‡๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ชKatie Taylor (18-0-0, 6KO๐Ÿ‘Š) with difficulty managed to stave off the strong, late push by ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งNatasha Jonas (9-2-1, 7KO๐Ÿ‘Š), who put it all on the line, but just barely came up short on credible scorecards, and an exhausted Taylor got her hand raised in defending her RING/WBA/WBC/WBO/IBF Lightweight World Title Belts. Continue reading “Both Ladies Pitched Their Effort For FOTY Candidate – Katie Taylor Eeks Out Airtight Decision Against Natasha Jonas Remain Undisputed”

Dmitry Bivol & Craig Richards Put Forth Solid Scrap On Undercard, Bivol Defends WBA Title By UD

A solid outing it was in his return to the ring, as ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บDmitry Bivol (18-0-0, 11KO๐Ÿ‘Š) put the craft on display, warding off a very solid effort by contender ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งCraig Richards (16-2-1, 9KO๐Ÿ‘Š) who looks to have proven himself to be on the world level, to aid his future prospects Continue reading “Dmitry Bivol & Craig Richards Put Forth Solid Scrap On Undercard, Bivol Defends WBA Title By UD”